Questions on libertas driver

Cyril HAENEL chaenel at
Wed Jan 23 11:59:49 EST 2008

Holger Schurig a écrit :

>>#ifdef  WIRELESS_EXT
>>///     dev->wireless_handlers = (struct iw_handler_def
>This comment is long gone and I wasn't even aware that it ever 
>existed. When libertas went into the wireless-2.6 tree, the 
>wireless handler was already actived, see
>This generates a HUGE web page with the source of the libertas
>driver when it was initially committed to wireless-2.6/everything 
>and thus made it's way into mainline kernel.
>So your libertas driver is older than anything I know of and
>therefore I can't be of much help to you.
Ok I undertand. I need to change it and work on the last version, 
because I successfully done a ping command after corrected alignment 
problems, but I have troubles during FTP transfers. I had TX timeout 
messages or something like that.
I am sure I will have no problem with the last version.

>However, libertas is quite self-contained. It should be 
>relatively easy to compile the contents of the recent 
>drivers/net/wireless/libertas against an older kernel. If you 
>try that and run into problems, then feel free to ask. Be sure 
>to use wireless-2.6/everything, for such experiments, as this is 
>the code-base that I'm most familiar --- and where development 
Tomorrow I get the last version on the git tree, and I try to backport 
it on my kernel.


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